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Here are your start / sit fantasy recommendations for the January 19th NHL games.

Please note that you should always start your star players.  This list is here to help you if you have two similar players and are debating on which one to start.

Different factors go into picking start / sit candidates including strength of opponent, scoring categories, history vs opponent and sometimes, gut feelings.  Take that into consideration before making your final decision.

Players are listed in no particular order.

Forwards

File Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

File Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Start Sit
 Alex Galchenyuk – MON  Saku Koivu – ANA
 Milan Hejduk – COL  Cal Clutterbuck – MIN
 Andrew Ebbett – VAN  R.J. Umberger – CBJ
 David Legwand – NSH  Todd Bertuzzi – DET
 Guillaume Latendresse – OTT  Chris Neil – OTT

Defensemen

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File Photo: Elsa/Getty Images

Start Sit
 Ryan Ellis – NSH  Jack Johnson – CBJ
 Justin Faulk – CAR  Cam Fowler – ANA
 Andrei Markov – MON  Kevin Bieksa – VAN
 Slava Voynov – LA  Braydon Coburn – PHI
 Roman Josi – NSH  Nick Leddy – CHI

Goalies

File Photo: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images

File Photo: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images

Start Sit
 Ben Scrivens – TOR  Jonas Hiller – ANA
 Cory Schneider – VAN  Jose Theodore – FLA
 Ondrej Pavelec – WPG  Sergei Bobrovsky – CBJ
 Anders Lindback – TBL  Braden Holtby – WAS

 

Keep in mind that this is day one of a shortened season. Your gut feeling will be most important today, and in the first few days of the season. Until definite roles are ironed out for some players, it’s hard to tell just who might have the biggest impact. If you have any questions about your fantasy lineup, don’t hesitate to ask.

Good Luck!

Carlos Figueiredo
NHL Rankings & Content Editor
Dynasty Sports Empire
@SpeakoftheDevs

 

About This Empire Soldier: Carlos is the NHL Rankings and Content Editor for Dynasty Sports Empire. He has been a hockey fan for as long as he can remember, and has been writing about hockey for over five years. He is the owner / writer / editor for SpeakingoftheDevils.com and has also contributed work for various other hockey websites. He has been playing fantasy sports since the days when you had to pull stats from USA Today the morning after games were played.

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